Postdoctoral Scholar, Microbiology and Immunology

Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pennsylvania
April 27 2018
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Postdoctoral Scholar, Microbiology and Immunology

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Edward Harhaj for a highly motivated candidate to work on innate antiviral signaling pathways. The project will focus on the negative regulation of RNA and DNA sensing pathways by ubiquitination and autophagy pathways. Relevant knockout mice and CRISPR knockout cell lines have already been generated in support of these studies. Representative publications from the lab can be found in: Science (2010), Nature Immunology (2008, 2011 ), EMBO J. (2007, 2009), PLoS Pathogens (2014), J. Biol. Chem. (2011, 2015), J. Viral. (2007, 2011, 2013) and Mo/. Cell. Biol. (2016). Requirements for the position: Recent Ph.D. degree. Research experience with publications in innate immunity, signal transduction and/or virology. Experience working with knockout mice and viral infection models is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently. Please upload a recent curriculum vitae, cover letter and names and contact information of three references. This is a fixed-term appointment funded one year from date of hire.

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